Taking it Offline

I think an important part of any social media marketing strategy should involve taking things offline and meeting people face-to-face. That's true not only for personal networking but for business too, because both social media and business are first and foremost about people. That's one of the … Read more about Taking it Offline

Hot Lessons

Our air conditioner went out on Friday night. I spent most of the morning Saturday on the phone with our home warrantee folks trying to get someone to come fix it on the weekend. What was I thinking? As I write (from a coffee shop) we're on day 3 without it. Yesterday the temperature reached 99 … Read more about Hot Lessons

Being Thankful

This Thanksgiving morning Gorgeous and I were talking about how much we have to be thankful for. The news is full of all kinds of horrible things going on in the world. In the headlines today is a terrible attack in India with over 100 tourists killed. Apparently a plan to bomb Penn Station in … Read more about Being Thankful

Learn What Really Stresses You Out

HighCallingBlogs.com and Robert Hruzek of MiddleZoneMusings.com are joining forces again to talk about what we’ve learned from stress. (The project is still open, just visit that link if you want to participate.) The Reality of Stress Stress is a core reality in this fallen world we live in. There … Read more about Learn What Really Stresses You Out

Make Yourself Weird – Only Get to Know Folks Like You

Matt Damon was interviewed by the Associated Press recently and made some comments about the upcoming Presidential election here in the US that made some headlines. Now I am a fan of Damon's work. If you ever get a chance to hear him talk about what he put himself through to get ready for his … Read more about Make Yourself Weird – Only Get to Know Folks Like You

But is Twitter Useful?

One of the people that Gorgeous and I connected with in Chicago this past weekend was Christine Kane. It probably didn't hurt that the three of us were all seated in close proximity to a very wild and obnoxious three year old on the same flight into Chicago. That got diverted to Columbus for more … Read more about But is Twitter Useful?

Communism vs Free Enterprise – Some Perspective

In response to my Thanksgiving post this year Alex over at the Advice Network left a thought provoking comment. Here's the comment: It’s interesting that the European (illegal?) immigrants could not survive with a communal (communist?) economic system, considering the aboriginal neighbors who saved … Read more about Communism vs Free Enterprise – Some Perspective

A Little Thanksgiving History

Today is a national holiday here in the US. It's a day with many different traditions today, from big meals with family, turkey, pumpkin pie, to parades and Detroit Lions football. Interestingly the Thanksgiving tradition goes back much further than the 1924 inception of the Macy's parade in New … Read more about A Little Thanksgiving History

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